2012-03-01

I-69 International Trade Corridor approved



FLINT — The Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) Strategic Fund Board approved the Act 7 inter-local agreement for the I-69 International Trade Corridor to become the state’s largest Next Michigan Development Corporation, Feb. 27. The I-69 NMDC covers four counties — Genesee, Lapeer, St. Clair and Shiawassee – 33 municipalities, major transportation assets such as Bishop International Airport, Canadian National […]

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Chrysler Brand, Anderson Cooper Show Donate Minivan to Area Family in Need

Who says it doesn’t “pay” to watch TV these days? This notion was certainly true for the Ewing family of Canton recently. Katarra Ewing, the mother of the family, was watching the “Anderson” TV talk show program a few months ago – the show starring journalist Anderson Cooper in New York. She applied for a vehicle through the “Anderson, I […]

Citizens Bank sponsors crime prevention program




FLINT TWP. — When legendary Michigan rocker Bob Seger holds his next concert, he may have a fan in the audience who actually awoke to the sound of his thunder. Management at Willowbrook Manor on Beecher Road have tentatively decided to spend a recent donation to send an elderly resident to a Seger concert because his music was playing when […]

Grand Blanc woman killed in carjacking

Flint Township Police have five in custody

  FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred at 4107 Corunna Rd., the One Stop Mobil Gas Station, on March 4.      The incident started at 9:05 p.m. when suspects allegedly attempted to carjack the victim while she was parked at the gas pumps.     During the carjacking the victim — Leslie […]

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Yeo & Yeo promotes Evrard FLINT — Yeo & Yeo, CPAs has announced Michael Evrard, CPA, received a Certified Public Accountant license and has been promoted to the position of Senior Accountant. Evrard provides audit services in the firm’s Flint office. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University, majoring in accounting. He is a […]

Label me this, label me that



As the election year plods ahead, inevitably political rhetoric and partisanship begins to rise. I have written here before, and still maintain, the country’s deepening political polarization has created a climate where it is hard to comment on anything happening politically without drawing the ire of those who don’t share your viewpoint. Differences of opinion are to be expected, and […]